At NSHT we diagnosis, treat and manage all hand and upper limb disorders including conditions such as arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and bony/soft tissue trauma.
This may also include post-operative management following hand/upper limb surgery and can include splints, casts and assistive devices for recovery.
Our treatments are focused on your needs.Individual assessment and targeted treatments are aimed at regaining flexibility and strength, reducing pain and swelling and restoring function.
This may include:
- specific exercises
- pain relief and eodema reduction
- use of electrotherapeutic devises
- casting (both waterproof and non waterproof)
- splinting (including custom made thermoplastic splints and soft neoprene splints).
HICAPS can provide direct health fund rebates for a component of the consultation fee if you have private health insurance. Please note however that reinbursement for the full cost of splints, casts and aids may need to be claimed directly with the health fund.